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In which paradigm are we basing our reasoned response to Somali ‘piracy’?

Does the nature and form of intervention by the amassed International naval forces offer any real solution or evidence, of cessation of Somali maritime criminal activity? Is it possible that Western responses have created accidental ‘piracy’ out of common opportunistic … Continue reading

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“Piracy is like the poor, always with us?“

Poverty Reduction programs are employed by states to deal with the latter, so why is it ok to simply accept that piracy is business as normal for shipping or worse to engage in a war on piracy in order to … Continue reading

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